Berlin Heights is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 646 people and just one neighborhood, Berlin Heights is the 638th largest community in Ohio. Berlin Heights has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages, Berlin Heights isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Berlin Heights are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Berlin Heights is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berlin Heights who work in sales jobs (13.72%), management occupations (11.55%), and office and administrative support (6.14%).
Because of many things, Berlin Heights is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Berlin Heights a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Berlin Heights has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Berlin Heights’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small village, Berlin Heights does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Berlin Heights citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.35% of adults in Berlin Heights have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Berlin Heights in 2018 was $32,906, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,624 for a family of four.
The people who call Berlin Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Berlin Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Berlin Heights include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Berlin Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Our research reveals that 91.1% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
If you are planning to retire in Ohio, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Ohio, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.0% of neighborhoods in OH. If a Ohio retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.5% have Slovak ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Berlin Heights are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 51.5% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 30.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.4%), and 15.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.7%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Berlin Heights, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.1%), along with some Hungarian ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.